The Goanna Pulling Championships were held on Sunday 4th October and was considered to be a huge success that brought up to 3000 visitors to Wooli.
There was wonderful weather and plenty of entertainment for the crowd.

The committee would like to thank our major sponsors, Clarence Valley Council and Wooli Hotel Motel who have helped to make the day such a success.

We would also like to thank the following local businesses and community for their donations and supporting sponsorships which provided the cash & prizes for the days events, Koppers Wood Products, Wooli Hotel Motel Social Club, Caltex Wooli General Store, Holiday Coast Meats, Clarence Earthmoving, Clarence Valley Tyre Centre,  Blues Cleaning Service, Clarence Valley Pressure Cleaning,  Commodore Conveyancing, Ace Glass & Aluminium, Wooli River Boat Hire, Bob & Lois Ryder, Andrew Moore Power Electrical Services, Nick Hills Property Maintenance, Harry's Chinese Restaurant, Laser Plumbing, The Friendlies Chemist, Paul Schofield Painting Contractor, Frank Gilmore Plumbing, National Australia Bank, Geoff's Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning, Clarence Valley Dental Care, BIG4 Solitary Island Resort, The Aktinson Family, Gyorgy Bird, Ron Plowman @Realty, Tre Tesori Natural Beauty Therapy Wooli and Gordon & Maureen Hooper.

Support was also gratefully received from Wooli Yuraygir SES, Wooli Rural Fire Service, Marine Rescue Wooli, Grafton Shoppingworld, Quality One Security, McGraths Electrical, Big River Steel, Clarence River Tourism, BP, Westlawn, Daily Examiner and 2GF.

The countless number of volunteers that helped with setting up, canteen, merchandising, beer tent, surveying visitors, photography and packing up are to be congratulated for their invaluable efforts. The community spirit and enjoyment was clearly evident and Wooli should be proud.